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ROBERT GATES –Former Secretary of Defense

Monday, April 15, 2013 8:00 pm in Redondo Beach
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 8:00 pm in Thousand Oaks
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 8:00 pm in Pasadena

One of the most respected leaders in recent U.S. history, Dr. Robert Gates served as a trusted advisor to eight U.S. presidents, driving U.S. intelligence and defense policies over the past four and a half decades from the Cold War to today’s ongoing war on terrorism. As Secretary of Defense under two presidents—Barack Obama and George W. Bush—and through two wars—Iraq and Afghanistan—Gates shares with audiences his candid insights on global politics and world affairs, U.S. intelligence and defense strategies, and the global challenges of the 21st century.